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Pecten novaezelandiae   unspecified

scallop

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Bivalvia | Ostreoida | Pectinidae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Benthic; depth range 5 - 170 m (Ref. 114137).  Subtropical, preferred 17°C (Ref. 107945); 35°S - 47°S, 46°W - 176°W

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Southwest Pacific: Endemic to New Zealand, from Kawau Island down to Stewart Island and east to Chatham Island.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm 6.0, range 5 - 5.9 cm Max length : 14.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. )

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Minimum depth range from Ref. 114139. Found in soft sediments. Juveniles are preyed upon by sea stars, gastropods, octopus, snapper, and large rays (Ref. 1244). Feeds on phytoplankton (Ref. 114780). Members of the class Bivalvia are mostly gonochoric, some are protandric hermaphrodites. Life cycle: Embryos develop into free-swimming trocophore larvae, succeeded by the bivalve veliger, resembling a miniature clam (Ref. 833).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Members of the class Bivalvia are mostly gonochoric, some are protandric hermaphrodites. Life cycle: Embryos develop into free-swimming trocophore larvae, succeeded by the bivalve veliger, resembling a miniature clam.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

SAUP Database. 2006. (Ref. 356)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
FAO(fisheries: production) | FishSource | Sea Around Us

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Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(fisheries: ; publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Tree of Life | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 8.4 - 15.9, mean 13.1 (based on 64 cells).
Resilience (Ref. 69278)
High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.)
Prior r = 0.51, 95% CL = 0.34 - 0.76, Based on 5 stock assessments.
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
High